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Teaching Deaf Students - Chapter Summary
This collection of teacher resources is designed to help you improve your ability to teach students with hearing disabilities. The chapter offers teaching strategies related to deaf and deaf-blind students, and includes resources relating to useful classroom sign language and reading skills. Accessible on any Internet-connected device, you can consult these resources whenever you have free time, whether you're at home, in the classroom or on your commute.
How It Helps
- Strengthens instructional abilities: The strategies and concepts covered in this chapter are designed to enhance instructional skills for special education teachers
- Builds communication: You'll strengthen your abilities to use sign language and communicate with deaf students.
- Improves student skills: Resources help deaf students improve their reading skills.
Studying these resources can help you:
- Teach students who are deaf-blind
- Improve reading skills for deaf students
- Use sign language in your classroom
1. Teaching Deaf Students to Read
Imagine being asked to read a passage in a language you have never heard. You wouldn't know how to pronounce anything or what the symbols mean. Let's look at ways you can teach deaf students with language barriers like these.
2. Using Sign Language in the Classroom
In this lesson, we will discuss how sign language makes learning more multi-sensory and it increases student engagement! We will also explore ways that teachers can incorporate sign language into their classrooms on a daily basis.
3. Classroom Accommodations for Children who are Hard of Hearing
Students with hearing loss are at a disadvantage in a classroom setting where they must listen to their teacher and peers. This lesson looks at some examples of accommodations that may be helpful for children who are hard of hearing.
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Other chapters within the Special Education Teaching Strategies & Resources course
- Emotional & Behavioral Issues in Teaching
- Auditory Learning Strategies for Teachers
- Teaching Memory Games & Exercises
- Dyslexia, Dysgraphia & Dyscalculia Teacher Resources
- Dyspraxia & Apraxia Resources
- Teaching Executive Function
- ADHD Resources & Information
- Motor Skills & Physical Activities in Special Education
- Visual Perceptual Activities for Teachers